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Welcome to the DEEPEN project webpage!

DEEPEN stands for Droichead: Exploring and Eliciting Perspectives, Experiences and Narratives. It is a Teaching Council funded research project which explores teachers’ lived experience of the Droichead professional induction process. The focus of the research is on 4 key settings:

  • DEIS schools
  • Gaelscoileanna/ Scoileanna Gaeltachta
  • Small schools
  • SEN settings

The research is a joint MIE/TCD project, led by Dr Julie Uí Choistealbha (MIE) and Dr Melanie Ní Dhuinn (TCD). It is supported by an International Research Advisory Team, Teaching Council advisors, research assistants and a team of field researchers from across MIE and TCD. 

We hope that you will find the DEEPEN webpages useful. If you have any questions please email us at DEEPEN@mie.ie

Project Overview

To access a detailed project overview, please click here or on the image or file below.